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, it was raw and gut-wrenching. >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. >> reporter: the father of 6-year-old jesse lewis, a first grader, gunned down at sandy hook elementary with 19 classmates and 6 adults. >> jesse was the love of my life. he was the only family i have left. it's hard for me to be here today. to talk about my deceased son. but i have to. i'm his voice. >> reporter: neil heslin today called for a ban on assault weapons. emotions ran high all day. >> it's time for congress to pick a side. this time i hope it's law enforcement's. >> reporter: the milwaukee police chief got into it with republican senator lindsey graham, who today said he owns a so-called assault weapon over the need for background checks on people who want to buy a gun. >> how many cases -- >> you know, it doesn't matter. it's a paper thing. i want to stop 76 -- i want to finish the answer. >> no. >> i want to stop 76,000 people from buying guns illegally. that's what a background check does. if you think we're going to do paperwork prosecutions, you're wrong. >> isn't it really about who has the gun sometimes more than
legislation turned emotional yesterday. the father of first grader jesse lewis fought back tears as he shared photos of his son. he's a supporter of the second amendment called on congress to ban assault weapons and address mental health issues. >> jesse was the love of my life. he was the only family i had left. it's hard for me to be here today to talk about my deceased son. i have to. i'm his voice. i'm not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back. as many people stated in the town of newtown. i'm here to speak up for my son. >> also testimony from the e.r. physician who was on duty the day of shooting. he said that the massacre was a tipping point in health issue. >> when i see a patient and i talk to them about the risk of alcoholer morbid obesity, texting and driving, can i talk to them about the risk of gun violence. please. please don't tell that to the people of tucson, or aurora, or columbine or virginia tech and don't tell that to the people of newtown. >> also yesterday, mayor michael bloomberg met with some senators in washington and separately with joe biden at the white hous
testimony of neil heslan, father of newtown victim jesse lewis. >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered at sandy hook school. i'm not here for sympathy or a pat on the back, but as people stated in the town of newtown i'm here to speak up for my son. >> john: nice to see him not being heckled this time. but the passion for gun control does not rest solely with those effectedaffected by newtown, yesterday in an election to replace jesse jackson jr. they put the gun control issue front and center. debby halverson expected to win but lost by 25% of the vote to former state of the robin kelly. helped by mayor bloomberg's super pac focused on the halverson rating received from nra. now for much more on in, i'm joined by john rosenthal and paul blumenthal. thank you for joining us. between the emotional hearings in d.c. the money behind the gun control cause and new poll numbers showing despite what congress might end up doing the support for gun control has been growing. is this the most hopeful you've been. >> john: if the public and media make gun violence prevention an ongoing i
hurdle to overcome. >> reporter: in a senate committee >> "i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered at sandy hook." (sobbing) >> reporter: neil heslin supports renewing the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004. senator dianne feinstein there is a common factor in too many of the mass killings. >> "the gunman used a military style semiautomatic assault weapon, or a large capacity ammunition magazine, to commit unspeakable terror." >> reporter: feinstein's bill is threatened by opposition democrats from conservative districts. republican senator lindsey graham questioned focusing on gun control instead of >> "in the real world we do absolutely nothing to enforce the law on the books." >> reporter: in an heated exchange, milwaukee's police chief took issue with graham. >> "i want to stop 76,000 people from buying background check does. if you think we're going do paperwork prosecutions, >> "the public mood has changed." >> reporter: vice president biden spoke national association of attorneys general. on the same day school safety experts testified in the house about how b
was a still-grieving, father. did he change and minds? nancy cordes is on capitol hill. >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered... at sandy hook school december
, >> "i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered at sandy hook." >> reporter: neil heslin supports ban that expired in 2004. senator dianne feinstein sponsored that ban and is the prime force behind the new legislation. she says there is a common factor in too many of the mass killings. >> "the gunman used a military style semiautomatic assault weapon, or a large capacity ammunition magazine, to commit unspeakable terror." feinstein's bill is from the nra and some democrats from conservative districts. republican senator lindsey graham questioned focusing on gun control instead of >> "in the real world we do absolutely nothing to enforce the law on the books." in an heated exchange, milwaukee's police chief took issue with graham. >> "i want to stop 76,000 illegally, that's what a you think we're going do paperwork prosecutions, you're wrong." >> "the public mood has changed." vice president biden spoke about the white house's gun policy proposals to the national association of attorneys general. on the same day school safety experts testified in theand back in the senate--victims
♪ ] >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered at sandy hook school december 14th. jesse was the love of my life. he was the only family i had left. it's hard for me to be here today to talk about my deceased son. i have to. i'm his voice. i'm not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back. i'm here to speak up for my son. >> cenk: as a father that rips me up inside. that's neil, father of jesse mccord lewis shot in nu knewtown. we want to talk more about this. founder and publisher of daily coast. he joins us from berkeley, california, it's great to talk to you again. >> likewise, cenk. >> cenk: yes. you see that testimony, and i know the numbers are on our side in terms of popularity of these proposals, but we hear what we're not going to get and the president said we just need a vote. not necessarily to win the vote. is our side being defeatist. >> no, we are our our side is realistic. this are roadblocks to anything happening. look at the filibuster and the senate. what we're seeing, this is a longer term effort, this is the foundation for future change. as a democra
. and his son jesse heslin was killed in the massacre at sandy hook. this is neil heslin. >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered at sandy hook school december 14th. 20 minutes after i dropped him off. this picture is a picture that was taken when jesse was six months old. it was our first christmas together. the morning of december 14th, jesse stopped -- we stopped at misty veil deli, got his favorite sandwich, a sausage, egg and cheese and hard roll. and he ordered me one. he would always do that. i'd get a coffee and jesse would get what he called a coffee, but was a hot chocolate. we proceeded to the school. it was 9:04 when i dropped jesse off. the school clock. jesse gave me a hug and a kiss at that time, said goodbye, i love you. he stopped and he said "i love mom too." that was the last i saw of jesse as he ducked around the corner. it's hard for me to be here today to talk about my deceased son. i have to. i'm his voice. i'm not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back, as many people stated in the town of newtown. i'm here to speak up for my son. i defend the second
son. >> that was neil heslin, father of jesse lewis, one of the 22 children massacred last month in newtown. he was there asking for the high capacity weapons to be banned. also, the doctor was there that responded to the newtown shooting. >> people say that the overall number of assault weapon deaths is relatively small. but you know what, please don't say that to people in newtown, columbine, or virginia tech, this is a tipping point. >> seems to be a tipping point for the public, too. a new wall street journal poll says that people favor stricter gun sale laws, up from 5% just last month. it is people shifting the calculus of who is going to give you money, your opponent money, and what re-election will look like depending on the position you take. yesterday we got a first post-newtown image on what it looked like. robin kelly won 52% of the vote. she had a little help from new york city's michael bloomberg, in charge of the pro-gun attack. former congresswoman debbie halvorson was beaten by her. >> you sent a message by the state and across the nation. a message that tells th
victim jesse lewis testified. neil heslin delivered testimony as he recalled saying good-bye to his 6-year-old son not long before the shooting. about an hour before we lost him. take a listen. >> i said good-bye, i love you. he stopped and he said i love mom, too. that was the last i saw jesse. as he ducked around the corner. prior to that when he was getting out of the truck, he hugged me and held me. and i can still feel that hug and that pat on the back. he said everything will be okay, dad. it's all going to be okay. and it wasn't okay. >> well, neil heslin joins us right now. thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you. >> and i guess i have to ask you about your willingness i think as a public service not just an honor and love to your son but to the country. what would you like to see happen here? >> i would like to see many changes happen that would work effectively to prevent this from ever happening again. any mass murder. i believe we had seven of them this year alone. that's far too many. >> let me pick them off. do you think it would help to have a trained police offi
an assault weapons ban came to a senate hearing. we heard from the father of 6-year-old jesse lewis, one of the 20 children gunned down at sandy hook elementary. neil heslin says he supports the second amendment, but says the time has come for an assault weapons ban. >> and jesse was the love of my life. he was the only family i have left. it's hard for me to be here today to talk about my deceased son. but i have to. i'm his voice. i'm not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back. as many people stated in the town of newtown. i'm here to speak up for my son. >> meanwhile, milwaukee, wisconsin,'s police chief edward flynn called out senator lindsey graham for parroting nra talking points regarding background checks. senator graham, who says he owns an ar-15 also says existing laws should be enforced. but flynn pointed out that he and other law enforcement officers aren't interested in paper chases. they're focused on preventing people from getting guns illegally. >> just for the record, for my point of view, senator, the purpose of the background check -- >> how many cases have you ma
hill. the father of jesse lewis fought back tears as he shared photos of his son. one of the 20 children slain in newtown, connecticut. he says he supports the second amendment called on congress to ban assault weapons. as you listen to him, tell me, tell me how you can think any other way but that we have to do something. he also wants congress to address mental health issues. >> jesse was the love of my life. he was the only family i had left. it's hard for me to be here today talking about my deceased son. i have to. i'm his voice. i'm not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back as many people stated in the town of newtown. i'm here to speak up for my son. >> and he would like people to listen to him. >> also testifying an e.r. -- >> an e.r. physician on duty the day of the newtown shooting. the massacre there was a tipping point in a public health issue. take a listen to this. >> allow me as a medical doctor when i see a patient and i talk to them about risks of excessive alcohol or tobacco use or safe sex, morbid obesity, seat belts, texting and driving, can i please ta
son jesse. >> i'm jesse lewis' dad. jesse was brutally murdered. at sandy hook school. on december 14th, 20 minutes after i dropped him off. >> bill: dropped him off at school. he talked about the little -- his kid gave his dad a big hug patted him on the back. 20 minutes later adam lanza 11 shots, right. just unbelievably brutal. he had a picture there of himself with his son. and as he pointed out look, let's just get real, okay. you can support the second amendment and he does. but it has nothing to do with an ar-15. >> when that was written almost 300 years ago we didn't have these weapons we have today and the technology. they had muskets and cannons. >> bill: different time, different time. no reason, no reason to support the easy availability and accessibility to those kind of weapons of war. >> it is so sad the strongest voices that you hear on this issue are the people who have had everything taken away from them. that is brutal to listen to. >> bill: the parents -- the girl in chicago, all of the kids in chicago, these parents from sandy hook then you get those total a-holes
harder from the father of 6-year-old jesse lewis, a first grader killed along with 19 classmates and six adults at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. in an emotional testimony, he called himself the voice of his dead son. and said it is time to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammo clips. >>> in a movement that seems to be fine frosty regulations, partisan relations congress is said to expand the newly expanded violence against women act. the law had expired in 2011 by spa expanding the impact to include gays and lesbians. >>> jack lew has been approved as the next treasury secretary. president obama praised the senate on the nominee. and said lew will work hard to ensure that everyone can make a decent live. >>> a local news anchor that vanished, paula lopez had been reported missing prompting officials to search her nearby home with canine units and helicopters. this morning, her family is saying she's home. >>> the first openly gay candidate for public office in mississippi has been found dead. 34-year-old marco mcmillian was running for mayer. police say a person of in
. -- and for testifying today. >> we are honored to hear your comments. >> my son -- i am jesse lewis' dad. he was brutally murdered at sandy hook school. december 14. 20 minutes after i dropped him off. this picture was taken when he was 6 months old. and it was our first christmas together. the picture over there is a picture six months before his death. that is his class picture from last year. jesse was lot of my life. he was the only family i have left. it is hard for me to be here today talking about my deceased son. but i have to. i am not here for the sympathy and a pat on the back. i am here to speak up for my son. there are many changes that have to happen to make change affected. mental-health issues, better background checks, bans on these weapons have high-capacity magazines. they all have to come together and work effectively. common sense tells you that. weapon. anyone that can argue that isn't being honest. jesse was 6 half years old. -- 6 and half years old. the day he was born was the happiest day of my life. the saddiest day of my life was december 14. i waited in that fireh
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on earth were you thinking of? jess, what were you doing? have you got a blanket for her? another one, please. she confess yet? (ringing continues) almost. lewis. we've got him. one dinner jacket, found in your bathroom under the floorboards. and not just wine stains anymore. mullan's blood all over it. forensics will give us chapter and verse shortly. you couldn't bring yourself to chuck it out, could you, dr. canter? no, that's half my trouble. i'm always hanging on to things i should have let go of. i have a feeling i was wearing this when i met her. and there-there was a point when i really thought she was going to be mine. but, then i realized that, um, passion is something that only happens to other people. in life, in... in books, in paintings. but never to me-- not once, you see. and then... ...then she took my hand. my cecile. i suppose i imagined that if i just did as she asked, i, uh... i don't expect you to understand. well... look at the three of us. can we all please stay strong? for dad's sake. (door slams shut) aren't you going to ask why he stormed out? i
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